Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies

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The Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic at Hamilton invites applications for a one-year visiting position in German Studies at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. Area of specialization is open. Candidates with an interdisciplinary approach to German Studies that makes connections between literature and other forms of knowledge will be given preference. Demonstrated experience and excellence in language teaching is required. Candidates are expected to contribute to an interdisciplinary curriculum by offering courses that resonate with their area(s) of specialization from novice to advanced German as well as one course in translation that can be cross-listed with another department or program.

 

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching and working with diverse student populations. The cover letter should address how the candidate would further the College’s goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Candidates must have native or near native fluency in German and English. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates who will have completed the Ph.D. by July 1. The teaching load is five courses per academic year. The expected 9-month base salary range for this position is $74,400 to $76,900. Candidates should submit a cover letter and C.V., and one sample syllabus for a course in translation via interfolio at 

The Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic at Hamilton invites applications for a one-year visiting position in German Studies at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. Area of specialization is open. Candidates with an interdisciplinary approach to German Studies that makes connections between literature and other forms of knowledge will be given preference. Demonstrated experience and excellence in language teaching is required. Candidates are expected to contribute to an interdisciplinary curriculum by offering courses that resonate with their area(s) of specialization from novice to advanced German as well as one course in translation that can be cross-listed with another department or program.

 

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching and working with diverse student populations. The cover letter should address how the candidate would further the College’s goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Candidates must have native or near native fluency in German and English. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates who will have completed the Ph.D. by July 1. The teaching load is five courses per academic year. The expected 9-month base salary range for this position is $74,400 to $76,900. Candidates should submit a cover letter and C.V., and one sample syllabus for a course in translation via interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/142485. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Marianne Janack, chair of the Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic, at mjanack@hamilton.edu. Review of applications begins on April 8.

 

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/open-curriculum). Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information (www.hamilton.edu). 

 

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.

 

 

. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Marianne Janack, chair of the Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic, at mjanack@hamilton.edu. Review of applications begins on April 8.

 

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/open-curriculum). Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information (www.hamilton.edu). 

 

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.

 

 


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